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Te Mahoe Unit

Wellington Regional Hospital, Riddiford St, Newtown, Wellington





Tuesday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Thursday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm


  • Early medical abortion - up to 9 weeks
  • Surgical abortion - up to 19 weeks
  • Later surgical abortion - over 19 weeks by assessment

What do I need to do to have an abortion here?

You can self-refer to this service.

People from within the wider Wellington region (including the Hutt Valley) can self-refer to this service - call (04) 806 0761 or email RES-TeMahoeRef@ccdhb.org.nz.

Email your name, date of birth, NHI number (if known), and safe contact details.

We also accept referrals from Te Whatu Ora Wairarapa, Whanganui, Taranaki, MidCentral, Hawke's Bay, Tairāwhiti and Nelson-Marlborough districts.

What will it cost?*

Cost for New Zealand citizen/resident

Free abortion services to any pregnant person eligible for publicly funded healthcare in New Zealand within the wider Wellington region (including the Hutt Valley) and those referred from Te Whatu Ora Wairapapa, Whanganui, Taranaki, Mid Central, Hawke's Bay, Tairāwhiti and Nelson-Marlborough districts. There may be prescription fees and costs for ultrasound.

Cost for non-New Zealand resident

  • Early medical abortion from NZ$1,512
  • Early surgical abortion from NZ$1,515
  • Later abortion procedure from NZ$1,866

Contact Te Mahoe Unit for more information.

*Approximate prices valid at 17 May 2023. Prices are subject to change without notice. 

  • More information


    The clinic can be accessed through the main entrance to Wellington Regional Hospital or the underground carpark. All entrances are wheelchair accessible and all lifts have braille.

    There is a wheelchair accessible toilet in this clinic.

    If you have accessibility needs, please let the clinic know ahead of your appointment.

    Mobility parking and public parking is available in the hospital grounds. There is a bus stop at the front of the hospital.

    Translation services

    Translation services are available. Please let the clinic know that you will need translation support.


    Women’s Clinics and Te Mahoe share a reception. There is no signage that says Te Mahoe.

    Female practitioners

    There are female practitioners at this clinic.


    Contraception available through this clinic.

    • Contraception prescriptions.
    • IUD or IUS devices can be inserted when you have a surgical abortion.
    • A free contraceptive service is available after you have had your abortion. 
    • A Depo Provera injection can be given at the same time as the first medication if you are having an early medical abortion.
    • An implant can be inserted at the same time as the first medication if you are having an early medical abortion.


    Abortion decision counselling and pre and post-abortion counselling can be provided in person and or virtually.

    Client information

    Read more on the clinic's website.

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